Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande & One Direction Land American Music Award Nominations


taylorswift-billboard-051913The nominees for the 2013 American Music Awards have been announced!

It’s no surprise that Taylor Swift snagged multiple nominations including the coveted Artist of the Year. The 23-year-old will compete against Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Bruno Mars, Rihanna and Justin Timberlake.

Ariana Grande also earned a nomination for New Artist of the Year and One Direction will go up against Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake for Favorite Pop/Rock Album.

See the full list of nominees below.

The Nominees

Artist of the Year: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake 

New Artist of the Year, presented by Kohl’s: Florida Georgia Line, Ariana Grande, Imagine Dragons, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Phillip Phillips

Single of the Year: “Cruise,” by Florida Georgia Line, featuring Nelly; “Thrift Shop,” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, featuring Wanz; “Blurred Lines,” by Robin Thicke, featuring Pharrell and T.I.

Favorite Male Artist, Pop or Rock:  Bruno Mars, Robin Thicke, Justin Timberlake

Favorite Female Artist, Pop or Rock:  Pink, Rihanna, Taylor Swift

Favorite Band, Duo or Group, Pop or Rock: Imagine Dragons, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, One Direction

Favorite Album, Pop or Rock: “Take Me Home,” by One Direction; “Red,” by Taylor Swift; “The 20/20 Experience,” by Justin Timberlake

Favorite Male Artist, Country: Luke Bryan, Hunter Hayes, Blake Shelton

Favorite Female Artist, Country: Miranda Lambert, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood

Favorite Band, Duo or Group, Country: The Band Perry, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum

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Favorite Album, Country: “Crash My Party,” by Luke Bryan; “Here’s to The Good Times,” by Florida Georgia Line; “Red,” by Taylor Swift

Favorite Artist, Rap/Hip-Hop: Jay Z, Lil Wayne, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Favorite Album, Rap/Hip-Hop: “Magna Carta… Holy Grail,” by Jay Z; “good kid, m.A.A.d city,” by Kendrick Lamar; “The Heist,” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Favorite Male Artist, Soul/R&B: Miguel, Robin Thicke, Justin Timberlake

Favorite Female Artist, Soul/R&B: Ciara, Alicia Keys, Rihanna

Favorite Album, Soul/R&B: “Unapologetic,” by Rihanna; “Blurred Lines,” by Robin Thicke; “The 20/20 Experience,” by Justin Timberlake

Favorite Artist, Alternative Rock: Imagine Dragons, The Lumineers, Mumford & Sons

Favorite Artist, Adult Contemporary: Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, Pink

Favorite Artist, Latin: Marc Anthony, Prince Royce, Romeo Santos

Favorite Artist, Contemporary Inspirational: tobyMac, Chris Tomlin, Matthew West

Favorite Artist, Electronic Dance Music (EDM): Avicii, Daft Punk, Calvin Harris, Zedd

Top Soundtrack: “The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann’s Film,” “Les Miserables,” “Pitch Perfect”

The nominees in the remaining 17 awards categories will be announced later today during a news conference at B.B. King’s Blues Club & Grill in Times Square.

Winners are determined by fan votes.

The American Music Awards will be presented Nov. 24, 2013, at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The ceremony will be broadcast live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.

To vote for your favorite artist, click HERE to go to AMAVote.com.